Units sold for hardware are mostly down across the board with Switch machines reporting minute decrease in sales, however units sold have maintained at above 90,000. PlayStation 5 vanilla has the biggest drop for the week, 30.96% lower than the week before at 15,100 units while its Digital Edition climbs by 17.90% to close the week at 1,788 units, putting the total sales for both at 16,888 units. The Xbox Series’ consoles see a significant rise of 64.25% and 79.51% each as both consoles bring in 5,990 units sold, up 71.69% from the prior week. Both PlayStation 4 vanilla and New 2DS LL retreat further with the first having its number dip to just a single digit.
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Sales of Hardware
|Hardware||Weekly Sales||Change||Lifetime Sales|
|PS5 Digital Edition||1,788||(↑17.90%)||210,536|
|Xbox Series X||3,071||(↑64.25%)||80,054|
|Xbox Series S||2,919||(↑79.51%)||61,970|
|New 2DS LL||264||(↓1.12%)||1,181,570|
As for software, Pokémon Legends: Arceus retains its Number 1 spot at 359,064 copies sold, down 74.80% week-on-week, putting its lifetime sales at 1,783,721 copies. If it is able to keep numbers around 215,000 copies sold, it should breach the 2 million mark the week after.
The chart also welcomes one new release on the Top 10 with Dying Light 2’s PlayStation editions at Number 2 and 6 respectively. The PlayStation 4 is charted higher at 24,160 copies whereas the PlayStation 5 version of the game is at 12,891 copies. In total, its PlayStation copies sold are at 37,051 in its first 3 days. The first-person survival horror action RPG title is developed by Techland, but is published through Spike Chunsoft (a subsidiary of Kadokawa Corporation) in Japan. The game was officially released worldwide on February 4th, 2022. For more information about the game, do check out its official gameplay down below!
Video Game Software Top 10
7. Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl (↓22.01%)
Lifetime Sales: 2,494,763
Developer / Publisher: Pokemon
Release Date: November 19, 2021
Link (JPN): CDJapan
Link (ENG): Amazon
Video Game Software Top 11 – 30
|Rank||Status||Title||Weekly Sales||Lifetime Sales|
|11||Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! Switch
|12||The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild Switch||5,775||1,950,647|
|13||Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics Switch||5,319||922,112|
|14||Yawaraka Atama Juku: Issho ni Atama no Stretch Switch||5,235||242,784|
|15||Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury Switch||4,442||1,014,439|
|16||Pokémon Sword and Shield Switch||4,218||4,306,197|
|17||Splatoon 2 Switch||4,018||4,027,147|
|18||New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe Switch||3,183||1,155,810|
|19||Monster Hunter Rise Best Price Switch||2,943||20,478|
|20||Futari de! Nyanko Daisensou Switch||2,339||120,382|
|21||Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition Switch
|22||DRAGON QUEST XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition Switch||2,307||184,971|
|23||Human: Fall Flat Switch||2,120||235,361|
|24||Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! Switch||2,080||694,149|
|25||Shikabanegurai no Boukenmeshi Switch||2,004||8,282|
|26||Super Mario Party Switch||1,790||2,058,261|
|27||Super Mario Odyssey Switch||1,770||2,321,735|
|28||Super Mario Maker 2 Switch||1,745||1,195,379|
|29||FIFA 22 Legacy Edition Switch||1,621||66,415|
|30||Fitness Boxing 2: Rhythm & Exercise Switch||1,615||182,762|
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